When your spirits are low and you have an unhappy day, cheer yourself up with a book in hand, writes Gayathri Das.
Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
It is about a middle aged couple who plans a holiday without their beloved daughter. They plan their dream vacation in the Caribbean. The book is quite fun and it refreshes your mood.
The Silver Linings Playbook by Mathew Quick
This book tells you to choose what is important in your life. The story revolves around Pat who is ready to do anything to be reunited with his wife. It’s a positive story which shows how to move on in life.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
This book is a light read fairy tale in which a young boy realises his neighbours are more than what they appear. It’s a heart-warming tale with the touch of Neil Gaiman.
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
A 100-year-old man (Allen) living in a retirement home climbs out the window and runs away on his birthday. Allen steals a suitcase that belongs to a drug dealer and goes on the run joining up with a colourful cast of characters and the police try to bring him back home.